Things to do in chikmagalur | Niraamaya Private Residences Blue Mountain - Chikmagalur

Introducing the best experiences that Chikmagalur has to offer, for a stay that is nothing short of unforgettable. Immerse yourself in our unmatched experiences and discover the magic of Chikmagalur with us to leave with memories that will last a lifetime.


Coffee Plantation Jeep Excursion

Embark on a thrilling jeep safari through the sprawling coffee plantations of Chikmagalur. Travel through the verdant plantations and learn about the region's diverse flora and fauna from our knowledgeable guide. Admire the Estate Waterfalls nearby and immerse yourself in the tranquillity of nature and witness its beauty up close.

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Exploring the Coffee Estate on Foot

Indulge in a rejuvenating stroll through the lush coffee estate adjoining our private residence in Chikmagalur. As you walk along the winding paths, breathe in the fresh air and soak in the natural and tranquil ambience of the estate. The walk culminates with a cup of heavenly filter coffee and delectable regional snacks.


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Discover the Art of Coffee Cultivation

Get a firsthand experience of the art of planting, cultivating, and harvesting coffee at the verdant coffee trail of Chikmagalur. This region is home to the finest Arabica and Robusta coffee varieties, and you may even get a chance to pick the beans during harvest seasons. During the safari, interact with the planters, learn about the history of the bean, and relish the aroma of vanilla, cardamom, and pepper that are grown as inter-crops with coffee.


Discover the Natural Wonders: A Journey to the Lakes and Waterfalls

Chikmagalur offers breathtaking natural beauty with its picturesque lakes and enchanting waterfalls. Explore Ayyanakere, a secluded lake with a stunning view, and don't forget to pack your essentials. Visit Hebbe Falls, a two-stage waterfall inside a coffee estate, which cascades down from a height of 551 ft. And discover the falls in Kallathigiri, a non-commercialized hill station that houses an ancient Veerabhadra temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and the headwaters of the Sharavathi River. Immerse yourself in the beauty of these natural wonders on your visit to Chikmagalur.


Bonfire Under the Stars

After a long day of adventure, cosy up around a warm and inviting bonfire with your loved ones. Our bungalow comes equipped with a bonfire area, where you can relax, unwind, and enjoy snacks or dinner on chilly evenings.


Capture Memories through Photography

Capture the breathtaking beauty of Chikmagalur with every click. The rich culture and heritage of the land offer shutterbugs many opportunities to collect memories that will last a lifetime. Let the stunning landscapes of Chikmagalur provide the perfect backdrop for your photography.



Explore the dense woods surrounding the coffee plantations of Chikmagalur and discover a world of exotic birds. With many species of birds nestled in the region including drongos, parakeets, minivets, bee-eaters, golden orioles, and more, this is a paradise for birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts.


Niraamaya Culinary Journey

Experience the wealth of traditional local cuisine with our Niraamaya Culinary Journey. Our chef will teach you authentic traditional recipes from the region, passed down through generations in a time-honoured tradition. Learn the nuances of aromatic spices, herbs, and fresh ingredients that make Chikmagalur unique. Choose from a range of hands-on classes, from a brief afternoon of discovery to an advanced 7-day course.


Hike the Lofty Peaks

Hiking up Mullayanagiri, the highest peak on the Western Ghats is a must-do activity for adventure seekers. The panoramic views of the hills and valleys of Chikmagalur from the peak are breathtaking, making the arduous trek up the mountain all the more rewarding. Gazing up at the starry night sky from Mullayanagiri is a surreal experience that will leave you feeling transported to paradise. The lofty peaks of Baba Budangiri, stretching across the northern part of Chikmagalur, are ideal for all nature lovers to explore their adventurous side.

Besides these, you can head to Kemmannugundi - a picturesque hill station that offers a range of trekking trails for beginners and seasoned trekkers alike. With an elevation of 1434m above sea level, the rugged terrain boasts of stunning panoramic views that will take your breath away.


Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary visit

Visiting the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is a must-do for those seeking a thrilling adventure in Chikmagalur. This sanctuary spans over 490 square kilometres and is home to various wildlife species such as panthers, sambar deer, elephants, and wild boars, with a chance to spot the majestic tiger. This dense evergreen forest is a great place to explore your wild side and kickstart your Chikmagalur vacation.


Cultural Immersion

Chikmagalur is not just about scenic landscapes and coffee plantations but also boasts a rich cultural heritage. The Belur and Halebeedu temples are prime examples of ancient Hindu architecture from the Hoysala Empire, and a visit to these temples is a must. These intricately crafted places of worship are adorned with beautiful carvings, giving visitors a taste of the fine craftsmanship that was prevalent in the bygone era. In addition to the Belur and Halebeedu temples, another must-visit destination for cultural immersion in Chikmagalur is Sringeri. The ancient temple of Sri Sharada, the presiding deity of Sringeri, has a glorious history that dates back to the setting up of the Dakshinamnaya Peetham by Sri Shankara Bhagavatpada. Explore these historic temples and delve into the fascinating history of Chikmagalur while admiring the stunning architecture.


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